As parents, date night with our significant other is a rare commodity but much needed here and there! Here are our 8 date-night “pairing” favorites to help you get a move on your plans! Keep it mellow with a play and great dinner or pick up the energy with a little… ax throwing. Don’t forget to check out our Child Care resources tab for our coveted list of go-to babysitting services. Now go get your vibe on!



#1 Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire 

Address: 10 Marriott Dr, Lincolnshire, IL 60069


Eddie Merlot’s Prime Aged Beef & Seafood Lincolnshire

Premium chain serving prime-aged steaks, seafood & a lengthy wine list in plush surroundings.

Address: 185 N Milwaukee Ave, Lincolnshire, IL 60069

Phone: (847) 276-2000



#2 Writers Theatre in Glencoe

Address: 325 Tudor Ct, Glencoe, IL 60022


Frank & Betsie’s

European & American dishes plated in a casual, sophisticated space with outdoor seating.

Address: 51 Green Bay Rd, Glencoe, IL 60022

Phone: (847) 446-0404



#3 Lock Chicago Escape Rooms Evanston

Entertainment option featuring 3 themed escape rooms with puzzles & alternate end goals.

Address: 820 Davis St Suite 151, Evanston, IL 60201

Phone: (312) 646-0051


Prairie Moon Evanston

Casual restaurant & bar serving regional American food & a large menu of craft beers.

Address: 1635 Chicago Ave #4407, Evanston, IL 60201

Phone: (847) 864-8328



#4 BATL – The Backyard Axe Throwing League in Portage Park, Chicago’s North Side


BRGRBELLY Portage Park

Rock ‘n’ roll-themed spot serving burgers made with meats ground on-site plus hand-cut fries.

Address: 5739 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, IL 60634

Phone: (773) 283-7880



#5 Pinstripes Northbrook Bistro Bowling & Bocce

Great bistro-style menu, the food didn’t disappoint us! The fun was a nice bonus, too!

Address: 1150 Willow Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062

Phone: (847) 480-2323



#6 Taste Buds Kitchen Bannockburn

Combine a fun and intimate activity with great food with their unique BYO adults-only cooking classes.

Address: 2521 Waukegan Rd, Bannockburn, IL 60015

Phone: (847) 230-0330



#7 iFLY Rosemont

Address: 5520 Park Pl, Rosemont, IL 60018

Phone: (779) 368-4359

AND probably best to dine AFTER flying at

Five Roses Pub

Large Irish bar offering Gaelic pub fare & entrees, beer & live music in a dark, old-world interior.

Address: 5509 Park Pl, Rosemont, IL 60018

Phone: (847) 233-0077



#8 Chicago Dogs Baseball Rosemont (limited season)

9850 Balmoral Ave, Rosemont, IL 60018


Murray Bros. Caddyshack® located .5 miles from stadium

Bill Murray & family are behind this laid-back, movie-themed spot with pub comfort foods & full bar.

Address: 9546 Balmoral Ave, Rosemont, IL 60018

Phone: (847) 443-3673



Have fun and let us know what you chose!

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